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Qatar taking clear steps for protection of ozone layer

Qatar taking clear steps for protection of ozone layer

HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Subaie affirmed that Qatar is taking the necessary measures, with clear steps to achieve harmony ...

Koalas throw Australia's largest state into political chaos

Koalas throw Australia's largest state into political chaos

A dispute over koalas has created political chaos in Australia's most populous state with a split in the New South Wales governing coalition forming over policies designed to protect the animals...

Qatar elected to Unesco panel on protection of cultural diversity

Qatar elected to Unesco panel on protection of cultural diversity

Qatar has been elected as a member of the Intergovernmental Committee of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).

Hounded by graft probe, fearing safety Malaysia's Najib seeks protection

Hounded by graft probe, fearing safety Malaysia's Najib seeks protection

Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak fears for his safety and has asked for police protection, his spokesman said on Sunday, a day after the ex-leader complained over the conduct of police searching properties for evidence of corruption.

French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

Farmers trucked hundreds of sheep into a central square in the French city of Lyon on Monday in protest against the government's protection of wolves, which they blame for livestock deaths ...

EU seeks more protection for Uber-style jobs

EU seeks more protection for Uber-style jobs

The European Commission wants more social protection and rights for casual workers, such as those in the ‘gig economy’, and others with non-standard contracts to try to tackle growing social inequality.

Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

Conservationists on Tuesday hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a "miraculous" victory for a sub-species nearly wiped out by poaching.

Top Pakistani religious body rules women's protection law ‘un-Islamic’

Top Pakistani religious body rules women's protection law ‘un-Islamic’

A powerful Pakistani religious body that advises the government on the compatibility of laws with Islam on Thursday declared a new law that criminalises violence against women to be ‘un-Islamic.’

Qatar committed to protect expatriate workers

Qatar committed to protect expatriate workers

Qatar is committed to provide expatriate workers with protection and the best living standards, HE the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Dr Abdullah Saleh Mubarak al-Khulaifi has said.